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Led Zeppelin’s “Physical Graffiti” Reissue Hits Stores Today

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Atlantic/ Swan SongThe latest installment of Led Zeppelin‘s reissue campaign, the remastered and expanded versions of the band’s sixth studio album, 1975’s Physical Graffiti, hits stores today. Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page, who’s been overseeing the reissue project, says that by the time his group began working on the epic double album, the band members all were at their technical ... Read More »

Olivia Newton-John Releasing Live Album Documenting Her “Summer Nights” Las Vegas Show

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Image Courtesy of Olivia Newton-JohnOlivia Newton-John will release a new two-CD live album next month featuring performances from her hit-packed Las Vegas show, which opened last April at the Donny & Marie Showroom at the Flamingo hotel and casino. The record, Summer Nights — Live in Las Vegas, will arrive on March 3, the same day the Australian pop legend ... Read More »

Glen Campbell Documentary, “I’ll Be Me,” to Premiere on CNN in June

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PCH FilmsThe acclaimed documentary Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me is set to get its television premiere on CNN in June. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the cable network recently secured U.S. broadcast rights to the film, which focuses on Campbell’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease and the farewell tour he mounted while struggling with the illness. CNN also is planning to ... Read More »

Elton John’s Oscar Viewing Party Raises $5.8 Million for Fight Against HIV/AIDS

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Michael Kovac/Getty Images for EJAFWhile actors were claiming their Oscars Sunday night, Elton John was raising millions for charity at his 23rd annual Academy Awards Viewing Party. The gala event raised just over $5.8 million for the fight against HIV/AIDS. The event, which took place at West Hollywood Park in Los Angeles, was the second-hottest ticket in town — even ... Read More »

Short Film About Mark Knopfler’s Upcoming Album, “Tracker,” Premieres Online

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Verve/Universal MusicA short film focusing on Mark Knopfler‘s upcoming studio album, Tracker, has premiered online at the ex-Dire Straits frontman’s official VEVO YouTube channel. The clip, which runs a bit over 5 minutes, shows Knopfler working on songs at his home and in his West London recording studio, and also includes some voice-overs of the singer/guitarist discussing the project. “My ... Read More »

Hall & Oates to Perform Today at White House, Mrs. Obama Wants to Hear “Kiss on My List”

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Credit: Kathrin BaumbachIn their four-decade career, Daryl Hall and John Oates have done nearly everything you could imagine a chart-topping musical act doing, but today, they’ll get to notch a career first…by performing at the White House. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will be in Washington, D.C., to perform for President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama ... Read More »

Daryl Hall, Heart’s Ann Wilson Among Stars Profiled in New VH1 Classic Documentary Series, “Rock Icons”

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Courtesy of VH1 Classic/Banger FilmsA new weekly VH1 Classic documentary series called Rock Icons premieres this Saturday at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Each half-hour episode will offer an in-depth portrait of a different well-known music star. Among the artists who will be profiled are Daryl Hall of Hall & Oates, Heart frontwoman Ann Wilson and the Motor City Madman himself, Ted ... Read More »